Open Seminar on Society, Diversity and Markets, 17.10.2018

Society, Diversity and Markets – multidisciplinary discussions on the role of ethnic minorities in society and markets SWiPE research projects organizes Open Seminar on Society, Diversity and Markets on Wednesday 17th October in the Turku School of Economics. The theme of the seminar is the role of ethnic minorities in society and markets. Seminar’s keynote … Continued

WORK2019 Conference, 14.-16.8.2019

The 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Research on Work and Working Life on 14-16 August 2019 in Helsinki, Finland  Building on the success of the interdisciplinary conferences WORK2013, WORK2015 and WORK2017, WORK2019 will be an international forum for the exchange of research and experience among researchers and practitioners in the fields of work and working … Continued

Open Seminar: Platform as a new form of work, 27.3.2018

SWiPE organises an open seminar “Platform as a new form of work” on current aspects of platform work and knowledge work in sharing economy. Programme: • Platform work as a possibility – Anne Kovalainen & Sanna Rouhiainen (University of Turku) • Knowledge Work in the Sharing Economy: What Drives Project Success in Online Labor Markets? … Continued

Guest lecture “Personal branding on Twitter” by Professor Steven Vallas, 12.2.2018

Time: 12 February 2018 at 14:15, coffee is served at 13:45-14:15 Venue: Lecturehall 09, TSE, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku Registration: by 9 February Link to registration Professor Steven Vallas from the Northeastern University is giving a guest lecture on “Personal branding on Twitter”. Professor Vallas is currently a visiting professor in SWiPE-consortium as well as in the … Continued

Interdisciplinary perspectives to interventions and change, 18.-19.1.2018

Strategic research programmes Skilled Employees – Successful Labour Market and Health, Welfare and Lifestyles organise a research seminar on 18-19.1.2018 in Kuopio. The theme of the seminar is Interdisciplinary perspectives to interventions and change. SWiPE research consortium participates the seminar and brings the concepts of platform work into discussion.

Working hours and health – NIVA Course, 28.-30.5.2018

Working hours and health – NIVA Course will be held in Copenhagen area, Denmark in May. The scope of the Working Hours and Health course will be on the current knowledge, conduction and interpretation of shift work and working hour research and the understanding on possibilities for correct preventive actions at workplaces and units being responsible of … Continued

Globalisation – what’s the story now? -seminar, 24.8.2017

 Time: 24 August 2017 at 13-16  Place:  Hotel Kämp, Peilisali  Registration:  By 16 August 2017 here   Programme: 13:00- Registration and coffee 13:30–13:35 Opening and Welcome: Mr. Jorma Ollila, Chairman of the Board, Etla 13:35–14:15 Keynote: The Great Convergence, Prof. Richard Baldwin, President of CEPR 14:15–14:25 International Sourcing in Finland and Sweden, Dr. Petri Rouvinen, Managing … Continued

Value Co-Creation in Digital Era! Workshop 23 August and Webinar 24 August 2017

Workshop Time: 23 August 2017  at 9:00-16:00 Place: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 B, Helsinki Registration: Participation is free of charge with limited seats available. Deadline for abstracts: We kindly invite you to submit an extended abstract (about 2000 words) by email The submission should contain authors’ names,  institutional affiliations and … Continued

15th European Congress of Psychology, 11.-14.7.2017

15th European Congress of Psychology will be organised in Amsterdam on 11-14 July 2017. One of the keynote speakers will be Research Professor, SWiPE Researcher Jari Hakanen from Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. His presentation is titled “Bored, burned out or engaged? The job demands-resources model and employee well-being”. Congress website:

(Mediated) Social Interaction in Groups, Networks and Organizations -Conference

(Mediated) Social Interaction in Groups, Networks and Organizations, 23-25 October 2017 Bi-annual meeting of Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction (ICSI) Division of ECREA ICSI Regional Conference is the 5th bi-annual meeting of the Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction Division of ECREA, European Communication Research and Education Association. The preliminary conference program is published (, and … Continued